Resources

The December 2021 of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

Volume 64, Number 4, December 2021

Integrative Literature Review:

Elevator Pitch Assessment Model: A Systematization of Dimensions in Technology Entrepreneurship Presentations, by A. Margherita and D. Verrill

Creating a technology venture causes the entrepreneur to interact with different stakeholders and persuade them of the quality of the business …

The September 2021 of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

Volume 64, Number 3, September 2021

Research Articles:

Addressing Workplace Accessibility Practices Through Technical Communication Research Methods: One Size Does Not Fit All, by S. Huntsman

Despite the lack of marked improvement in digital accessibility, many continue to pursue a policy approach to accessibility, including checklists and guidelines. …

Managing communication in large-scale projects

Moving from Student to Engineer: Part 2

By Robert Lyons, Technical and Management Consultant, and Nancy Barr, PhD

On top of their day jobs, engineers are often called on to work on the proposals to win business that keeps the company alive. Engineering students are probably familiar …

How communication in industry differs from academia

Moving from Student to Engineer – Part 1

By Robert Lyons, Technical and Management Consultant, and Nancy Barr, PhD

The differences between academic and industrial communication projects seem to be in scope and scale of content, size and number of teams, duration of collaboration, and geographic dispersion. 

Industry …

Communication is negotiation

By Nancy Barr, PhD, and Robert Lyons, Technical and Management Consultant.

A common question of engineering students nearing graduation involves negotiating. They want to know whether it’s okay to negotiate when they receive a job offer, how to negotiate without offending, i.e., losing out on the …

Managing Q&A for Maximizing Engagement in Remote Environments

The question and answer period in any presentation has always been a key part of measuring and enabling audience engagement with the presenter and their content. An active Q&A session tells you that your audience has been listening and interested; a silent Q&A tells you …